The Chances of Cavities Developing on the Back Teeth Can Be Reduced by Dental Sealants

What Are Dental Sealants?

Dental sealants are comprised of a thin, plastic material that is painted onto the chewing surfaces of the molars (back teeth). Sealants provide a protective coating that helps to preserve tooth enamel and prevent tooth decay. The Problem The molars have deep depressions that are uneven and bumpy, making them difficult to clean well — especially for children. These pits... read more »